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law rocked the legal world? and that's not all. there are several big cases coming up, big issues that become part of the conversation in the presidential race if they aren't already. pete williams is at the supreme court. all right, pete. let's start with some of the top cases. one by one, affirmative action. >> virtually every college in america that's selected uses affirmative action in some ways to achieve a racially diverse campus. this better prepares students for the working world. upheld nine years ago, but this time it faces a new challenge with the big change on the courts. who wrote that opinion upholding it is gone replaced by samuel alito. the case o comes from the university of texas which allows basically every top academyive performer in a texas high school, guarantees them submission. one factor they look at in rounding out the class, the question is whether they discriminates, it's challenged by a white student who failed to get in. >> we heard a lot during the primaries about gay marriage. tell us about the act. >> signed by president clinton defines marriage be
election law. and i wonder if -- how you think, carl, ads are going to play into how this campaign eventually goes and, you know, is there advantage to one side or another? >> well, first of all, i think the worst thing that has happened to romney is an ad that repeats the 47% statement. and that keeps running in the battleground states. there's nothing he can do about it. at the same time, i think a lot of this negative advertising has canceled itself out. the free media is making a huge difference in this election. it's really moving the numbers much more than this super pac advertising is. i think that the citizens united decision by the supreme court is really the worse thing that's happened to our electoral system in maybe 50 years and we're trying to live with it. and happily in this election, the candidates seem to be drowning each other out in this expensive advertising, and people more and more are looking at free media. but one of the big problems for romney is that 47% video which is being looked at time and time again, both in ads and on the news. and let me just also s
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